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Oklahoma Sooners quarterback Baker Mayfield arrested Saturday morning
Allen Kee / ESPN Images (NEW YORK) -- Oklahoma Sooners star quarterback Baker Mayfield was arrested Saturday morning in Arkansas. The Washington County (Ark.) sheriff's office charged him with public intoxication, disorderly conduct, resisting arrest and fleeing.ESPN obtained a preliminary police report that states Mayfield began yelling "profanities and causing a scene" as an officer was brought to address an assault and battery report.ESPN added that officers had to chase Mayfield after he slurred his speech and had trouble walking down stairs. The front of his clothing was covered in food. Mayfield would not place his arms behind his back,...
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Scoreboard roundup — 2/24/17
Sports News February 25th, 2017, 8:56am
Scoreboard roundup — 2/24/17
iStock/Thinkstock (NEW YORK) — Here are the latest scores and winners:NATIONAL BASKETBALL ASSOCIATIONPhiladelphia 120 Washington 112Indiana 102 Memphis 92Miami 108 Atlanta 90Minnesota 97 Dallas 84OT Chicago 128 Phoenix 121Toronto 107 Boston 97Oklahoma City 110 L.A. Lakers 93Utah 109 Milwaukee 95Denver 129 Brooklyn 109San Antonio 105 L.A. Clippers 97NATIONAL HOCKEY LEAGUEWashington 2 Edmonton 1Carolina 3 Ottawa 0Calgary 4 Florida 2Dallas 5 Arizona 2Copyright © 2017, ABC Radio. All rights reserved.
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Vancouver Canucks report multiple players with mumps symptoms
iStock/Thinkstock (VANCOUVER, Canada) -- Five members of the Vancouver Canucks may have come down with mumps, the team said on Friday.While the team says that only one player has received a confirmed diagnosis, four others have "presented with symptoms of mumps." The players with symptoms are being tested and quarantined for five days after the onset of symptoms, or until tests prove negative.The team also said it was offering vaccination to minimize further risk of transmission and universal preventative hygiene measures would be undertaken. All dressing room areas will be disinfected.Canucks general manager Jim Benning said in a statement that...
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Former female gymnasts accuse doctor of molesting them during treatment
ABCNews.com (NEW YORK) -- For young gymnasts with Olympic dreams, Dr. Larry Nassar was considered to be the best. But now, athletes from around the country are coming forward saying he sexually abused them under the guise of medical treatment.Nassar was charged Thursday in Michigan with 22 counts of criminal sexual conduct, five of which, according to prosecutors, relate to victims who were under 13 years old. The charges relate to Nassar’s time when he was a faculty member at Michigan State University, from 1997 to when the university says he was fired in 2016 after allegations surfaced. He has...
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Tennis tournament using shelter dogs as ballboys
iStock/Thinkstock (SAO PAULO) — Everybody knows that dogs loves to fetch balls. Tennis matches need people to fetch balls. Hey — maybe we're on to something.The Washington Post reports that for the second year in a row, shelter dogs will be featured at the Brazil Open in Sao Paulo, serving as ball boys — make that ball dogs.The pro tennis tournament will feature adorable pooches with sweatbands on their ankles and scarves around their necks. The dogs are specially trained for the job of ball-retrieving for the exhibition match that kicks off the event, to promote the adoption of homeless...
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Scoreboard roundup — 2/23/17
Sports News February 24th, 2017, 3:03am
Scoreboard roundup — 2/23/17
iStock/Thinkstock (NEW YORK) — Here are the latest scores and winners: NATIONAL BASKETBALL ASSOCIATIONPortland 112, Orlando 103Detroit 114, Charlotte 108 (OT)Houston 129, New Orleans 99Cleveland 119, NY Knicks 104Sacramento 116, Denver 100Golden State 123, LA Clippers 113NATIONAL HOCKEY LEAGUENY Islanders 3, Montreal 0Calgary 3, Tampa Bay 2NY Rangers 2, Toronto 1 (SO)Nashville 4, Colorado 2Chicago 6, Arizona 3Boston 4, LA Kings 1TOP-25 COLLEGE BASKETBALL(1) Gonzaga 96, San Diego 38(4) Arizona 90, Southern Cal 77(5) UCLA 87, Arizona St. 75(15) Cincinnati 87, Memphis 74Ohio St. 83, (16) Wisconsin 73(20) Saint Mary's (Cal) 78, Pepperdine 49Copyright © 2017, ABC Radio. All rights...
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Chicago White Sox to retire Mark Buehrle's jersey number this summer
Scott Clarke/ESPN Images (CHICAGO) -- The Chicago White Sox will honor former pitcher Mark Buehrle by retiring his jersey number this summer.The left-handed hurler won 161 games on Chicago's South Side, throwing a no-hitter and a perfect game in the progress. He also helped lead the White Sox to the 2005 World Series, their first in 88 years."You know he's one of the best that has ever put on a White Sox uniform," General Manager Kenny Williams said Thursday. "He represented the organization in a first-class, fun way. The next person you meet that says that Mark Buehrle wasn't a...
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Jameis Winston uses "poor word choice" in elementary school speech
Phil Ellsworth/ESPN Images (TAMPA BAY, Fla.) – Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Jameis Winston says he made a “poor word choice” while talking to third and fourth grade students in St.Petersburg Florida. According to the Tampa Bay Times, Winston asked the male students to stand and the females to sit. The NFL quarterback said, "But all my boys, stand up. We strong, right? We strong! We strong, right? All my boys, tell me one time: I can do anything I put my mind to. Now, a lot of boys aren't supposed to be soft-spoken. You know what I'm saying? One day...
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NBA trade deadline passes without major blockbuster
DigitalVision/Thinkstock (NEW YORK) -- It was a quiet deadline day in the NBA.In the biggest deal of the day, the Philadelphia 76ers sent center Nerlens Noel to the Dallas Mavericks for Andrew Bogut, Justin Anderson and a conditional first-round draft pick. The Chicago Bulls sent Taj Gibson, Doug McDermott, and a second-round draft pick, to the Oklahoma City Thunder for Anthony Morrow, Cam Payne and Joffrey Lauvergne.Toronto dealt Jared Sullinger and two second-round picks for P.J Tucker from the Phoenix Suns. The Suns also acquired guard Mike Scott from Atlanta for cash.Elsewhere, the Houston Rockets sent K.J. McDaniels to Brooklyn...
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Mavericks' Andrew Bogut traded to 76ers
Gene Sweeney Jr/Getty Images (NEW YORK) -- Andrew Bogut's time in Dallas has reportedly come to an end.ESPN reports the Mavericks traded the 32-year-old center to the Philadelphia 76ers, along with shooting guard Justin Anderson and a conditional first-round pick.In exchange, Dallas picks up forward Nerlens Noel from the 76ers, according to ESPN.The move came just hours before this year's NBA trade deadline, set for Thursday at 3 p.m. ET. Copyright © 2017, ABC Radio. All rights reserved.
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